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Hardcover The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl Book

ISBN: 0804188971

ISBN13: 9780804188975

The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl

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Gillian Flynn's Edgar Award-winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standalone. A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. A keen observer of human behavior, our unnamed narrator immediately diagnoses beautiful, rich Susan as an unhappy woman eager to give her lovely...

Customer Reviews

8 ratings

Intriguing mystery

Interesting short read

Great for the first 3/4, ending is rushed

The condition of the book was great, no complaints there. Loved the shocking opening, the snarky social commentary, the whole story was very interesting and gripping (pun maybe intended) 😉 but the ending was a huge letdown. It felt rushed, even for a short story. Too much back and forth even for Gillian Flynn, like she couldn’t decide how to end it.

Wish there was a 2nd!

This was an awesome book, by one of my favorite authors. But the book is SO small!!! I was so sad it ended!

Different than her others

Gillian Flynn is one of my favorite authors- this is unlike any of her other books. A quick fun read!

Loved It!

Gillian Flynn does not disappoint with her twist and turns, I had to read it straight through!


This was one of the biggest disappointments ever! After all her other stellar titles this was a major letdown. Also would have liked to be informed that this was less than 100 pages. Super small, super short. Don't waste your time or money.

This is a short story

This is a short story and not the greatest I’ve ever read. Not worth paying the price for an actual novel. Obviously Flynn’s skills are improving. This was a disappointment though.

One of my favorites!

Gillian Flynns books are highly recommended. This is a great book that will definitely stick to you!

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